Washi tape is easy to fall in love with, quick to decorate with, and painless to remove. There are so many different patterns and colors to choose from, that sometimes picking your type of tape can be the hardest part! If you’re looking for a simple step project to take on this weekend – or maybe you’re not a decorating guru and don’t know the difference between a glue gun and a glue stick, washi tape is here to help.

Obsess over these 11 washi tape decorating ideas that will add some personality to anything and everything!

1. Tea Lights

Tea light candles are a small and inexpensive item that can easily be dressed up. Wrap some washi tape around the outside to brighten up your mini decor!

The Benson Street - Washi Tape Tea Lights

Photo courtesy of The Benson Street

2. Clothespins

Hang your papers, photos, cards, or clothes up with these decorative washi tape clothespins that only take about 45 seconds to make!

Make Life Lovely - Washi Tape Clothespins

Photo courtesy of Make Life Lovely

3. Keyboard & Pencils

Add a splash of color and pattern to your daily tasks by decorating your keyboard and pencils with washi tape.

Honey We're Home - Washi Tape Keyboard and Pencils

Photo courtesy of Honey We’re Home

4. Words on Washi Tape

Put words on your washi tape by laying the tape over printed out font, then press, peel, and tape onto cards, gifts, or anything else!

A Girl and a Glue Gun - Washi Tape Letters

A Girl and a Glue Gun - Washi Tape Envelopes

Photo courtesy of A Girl And A Glue Gun

5. Picture Frames

Create a wall gallery by framing your photos, postcards, or artwork with decorative washi tape.

Design Sponge - Washi Tape Picture Frames

Photo courtesy of Design Sponge

6. Power Cord

Power cords can be messy to deal with and ugly to look at. Customize your power cord with a colorful washi tape pattern to make it less of an eyesore.

Design Love Fest - Washi Tape Power Cord

Photo courtesy of Kimberly Genevieve via Design Love Fest

7. Coasters

Multicolored washi tape coasters are easy to make and festive to use. Just be sure to put a coat of Mod Podge over top to make it last!

A Pumpkin and a Princess - Washi Tape Coasters

Photo courtesy of A Pumpkin & A Princess

8. Binder Clips

Mini binder clips are the perfect fit for washi tape. Create an assortment of colors and patterns to clip together your papers!

Artsyville - Washi Tape Mini Clips

Photo courtesy of Artsyville

9. Flag Banner

A string banner of mini flags adds a touch of fun to any card, sign, or invitation you’re crafting. Use this bunting template to create the same flag banner below.

Art Bar - Washi Tape Flags

Photo courtesy of Art Bar

10. His & Hers Power Adapter

Misplacing, trading, and borrowing phone chargers is a common activity. Never lose track of your power adapter by personalizing it with washi tape!

Sweet Lavender - Washi Tape Power Adapter

Photo courtesy of Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe

11. Light Switch Plate Covers

Add some personality to your room by decorating your light switch plate cover with patterned washi tape. Try mix and matching different colors and styles for a unique look!

Tinker With This - Washi Tape Light Switch Plate Covers

Photo courtesy of Tinker With This

What’s your favorite way to decorate with washi tape? Let us know in the comments below!

Top Image Credit: A Pumpkin & A Princess